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9446: IRELAND SHOWS €2 BILLION SHORTFALL IN 2017 VAT REVENUE

Thursday 12 September 2019
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The Irish Government was deprived of almost two billion euro in VAT receipts in 2017.

The figure amounts to almost 13 per cent of expected VAT revenue for that year.

The data is contained in a new report on the VAT gap from the Customs and Taxation Union Directorate-General.

Tim Hayes of the EU office in Dublin says there are a number of reasons for the VAT shortfall.

Interviewee: Tim Hayes | Clip duration: 0 minutes 17 seconds | Outwords: companies going bankrupt